The Arizona Technology Council, Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and the Arizona MEP recently hosted the eighth annual Conference for Arizona’s Aerospace, Aviation, Defense + Manufacturing community. Attendees heard the latest trends, challenges and forecasts in the aerospace manufacturing industry, and hear insider knowledge from industry leaders. From amazing exhibitors to keynote speakers and expert panels, this is one event worth listening to.
Grant Anderson, President and CEO of Paragon Space Development Corporation, gives advice on retaining a strong, creative and productive workforce and what’s in store for the company’s future.
Moderated by Phoenix Business Radio Owner & President Karen Nowicki, a group of experts from Lowell Observatory, World View Enterprises and the Arizona Spaceport Alliance discussed how Arizona’s ever-growing innovation in astronomy, planetary science, space research and aerospace technology is changing the world we live in and enabling scientists, physicists and astronomers to better understand the mysteries of our galaxy.
PADT, Inc. expands into Texas, Honeywell to supply flight deck technology for Vertical Aerospace’s urban air mobility vehicle, Digital Air Strike win 2 national awards for credit prequalification technology for vehicle financing, Delta Technology announces it partnership with Fuji Robotics, University of Arizona is awarded $26 million to architect the quantum internet, CenturyLink wins contract to provide advanced technology to state agencies, Blue Yonder has acquired Yantriks, a SaaS provider of commerce and fulfillment microservices, Indecomm Digital Services launches new identity as Encora, Avnet appoints interim CEO, and more.
The agreement adds technologies such as multi-touch displays, avionics system controls, avionics software and the vehicle operating system, which are meant to simplify operation of the aircraft without sacrificing safety. The technology is intended to make the aircraft simpler to operate than a traditional airplane or helicopter.
The Arizona Technology Council’s July 2020 Tech Sector Series event featured a distinguished panel of experts from leading space technology companies, including Freefall Aerospace, Arizona Spaceport Alliance, University of Advancing Technology and Viasat as they discussed how space technology is exponentially changing the world we live in. Moderated by Stephen Fleming, VP of Strategic Business Initiatives at The University of Arizona, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
In this episode of TechFocus, hear how two leading Arizona early-stage companies, FreeFall Aerospace and Electronic Design & Development Corp, are disrupting the global 5G marketplace. Their new “FreeStar5G Antenna System” promises to accelerate 5G connectivity under newly formed venture FreeFall 5G, Inc.
Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation’s innovative life-support technology is providing crucial systems to support human life in space’s extreme conditions. Learn more about Paragon’s life-sustaining systems for space.
It’s no secret that every industry has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry is no different, but how Universal Avionics adapted to it is.Moderated by Linda Drake from Michael Beach Coaching & Consulting, this episode of TechFocus features Universal Avionics CEO Dror Yahav discusses how Universal Avionics survived in an industry that was heavily impacted by the pandemic.
Arizona is fortunate to have an outstanding combination of a pro-technology government, regulations promoting growth and innovation, a low cost of living, a better quality of life and great research universities compared to other traditional tech hubs. These factors make our state a wonderful place to launch a startup, test new technology and grow a business. The influx of innovation is surging, and the nation’s technology industry is paying attention.